Press release: Phillips Pet Food & Supplies
Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, a leading pet product distributor serving the independent pet channel, will bring the Northwest Naturals brand to its Portland, Oregon, distribution center starting February 1, 2019. The Portland distribution center serves Oregon and Washington pet retailers.
Northwest Naturals offers raw frozen and freeze-dried diets for dogs and cats. Its pet foods are made with high-pressure and minimal processing, and they are complete and balanced with nutritionally beneficial supplements like vitamins and minerals and locally sourced fruits and vegetables. Northwest Naturals is part of the family-owned Morasch Meats of Portland, which entered the pet industry in 2004 with the founding of Northwest Naturals.
“Phillips is proud to expand our partnership with Northwest Naturals, a brand with a rich history in quality meats and frozen products,” says Elizabeth Thibodeau, Vice President, Merchandising & Marketing for Phillips Pet Food & Supplies. “Offering this brand to our Northwest retailers demonstrates Phillips’ commitment to the growing fresh and frozen category and to our retail customers, as they delight their consumers with a relevant and in-demand assortment of products.”
Pet parents, who want more natural and less processed food for their dogs and cats are turning to raw fresh, raw frozen and freeze-dried products from well-regarded brands, such as Northwest Naturals.
In 2018, Phillips expanded its fresh and frozen product distribution nationwide, as part of its vision to be the preferred service provider in pet specialty.